Is anyone in Aurora who wants to carpool? I'm afraid I'll get rather lost
by myself as I've never actually been to the train station before.
On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 6:46 AM, Neal McBurnett <n...@bcn.boulder.co.us>wrote:
> Fascinating! And note that on Sunday they are also putting on a meetup
> and workshop at the Tattered Cover cafe where anyone can learn about
> Wikinews, general sport reporting on Wikimedia projects.
> Meetup and Workshop
> Date: December 2, 2012
> Location: Tattered Covers in the cafe, 2526 East Colfax Avenue at
> Elizabeth Street, Denver
> Time: 1pm
> They have ambitious plans for producing openly-licenced news and content
> on this trip! They're also
> looking for folks to review their articles. See more at
> Neal McBurnett http://neal.mcburnett.org/
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 12:15:01AM -0700, Matthew Bowker wrote:
> > OK, I'm reviving this dead thread... but they're rolling in this weekend.
> > So, it sounds like the plan is too meet the train (18:38 local time...
> in Denver), then take the group out to dinner afterwards.
> > Could I please get a rough head count (I'll be posting on Wikipedia too
> ... ) of how many people are going to be there? Carpooling is possible,
> but we need to co-ordinate that soon. Also, if you have any ideas for a
> relatively inexpensive place that isn't too far from the train station,
> please mention it.
> > Sorry about the late notice, it's my fault. I should have been thinking
> > Matthew Bowker
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Matthewrbowker
> > On Oct 29, 2012, at 11:33 AM, Gaurav Vaidya <gau...@ggvaidya.com> wrote:
> > > Hiya!
> > >
> > > On 29 Oct, 2012, at 1:08 AM, Matthew Bowker <
> matthewrbowker.w...@me.com> wrote:
> > >> So, I've been in contact with [[User:LauraHale]] , and she's
> coordinating efforts for a few Wikimedia Australia people to come to
> Colorado to take pictures and write articles about a Paralympic ski event
> that's happening in Vail this December. (
> https://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Wikinews:IPC_Nor-Am_Cup )
> > >>
> > >> I was thinking about it, and how cool would it be if we met them at
> the train station and welcomed them to the US?
> > > That sounds like a great plan! I should be able to make it, but this
> semester has been crazy busy, so I won't be able to confirm for sure until
> a week before. I love Lisa's idea of taking them out to dinner afterwards!
> > >
> > >> Their train arrives on December 1, at 18:38 (local time, I'm
> assuming). A small group of Colorado Wikimedians would go a long way in
> making them feel welcome.
> > > Yup, the California Zephyr arrives at Denver at 6:38pm , so that
> sounds about right!
> > >
> > > cheers,
> > > Gaurav
> > >
> > >  http://www.amtrak.com/california-zephyr-train
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